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Haryana to Develop Big Lakes in Gurugram District to Improve Groundwater Level

Mapping will also be carried out for the development of such lakes

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In this direction, the new lakes will be developed in various hill areas like Kasan and Kukdaula and the Damdama Lake's restoration will also be carried out as it is near extinction. Pixabay

To improve the groundwater level in Haryana, the state government will develop big lakes in Gurugram district, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.

In this direction, the new lakes will be developed in various hill areas like Kasan and Kukdaula and the Damdama Lake’s restoration will also be carried out as it is near extinction.

Mapping will also be carried out for the development of such lakes, Khattar said.

Khattar was speaking at a function to mark the government’s flagship programme Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Gurugram.

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To improve the groundwater level in Haryana, the state government will develop big lakes in Gurugram district. Pixabay

Emphasising the storage of rainwater, the Chief Minister said big lakes could be developed in the foothills of the hilly areas falling in the district.

The Chief Minister said the aim of Jal Shakti Abhiyan is to conserve water in the monsoon season.

Under this campaign, 4,000 ponds will be rejuvenated in the state.

Apart from this, rainwater harvesting systems will be installed in 1,000 schools and 1.5 lakh soak pits will be made in the rural areas by the Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Departments.

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Apart from this, 100 borewells in every district, which are not being used, will also be used as recharge-wells. (IANS)

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Haryana School Students Start Brain-Teaser Exercise to Sharpen Brain

According to him, this exercise is a 'super brain yoga' and should not to be treated as punishment

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And if the results after a year-long mandatory exercise for students of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan School in Bhiwani are positive, the exercise will be made mandatory in all government schools in the state. Pixabay

A government school in Haryana on Monday started a brain-teaser exercise on a pilot basis at the morning prayer session in which the students will do 14 sit-ups everyday.

And if the results after a year-long mandatory exercise for students of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan School in Bhiwani are positive, the exercise will be made mandatory in all government schools in the state.

“Since it is a scientifically proven fact that doing this exercise helps increase one’s brain efficiency, we started this today from a school,” Haryana School Education Board Secretary Rajeev Parshad said.

According to him, this exercise is a ‘super brain yoga’ and should not to be treated as punishment.

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A government school in Haryana on Monday started a brain-teaser exercise on a pilot basis at the morning prayer session in which the students will do 14 sit-ups everyday. Pixabay

Its impact on the students will be monitored periodically.

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The school has been roped in by the National Brain Research Centre in Gurugram and Haryana Yog Parishad, under whose supervision the process would be conducted scientifically. (IANS)